Positive Options for Living with Lupus: Self-Help and Treatment

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Hunter House, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 135 pages
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The effects of lupus -- a difficult-to-diagnose condition in which the immune system attacks the body -- can be mild or life threatening. Therapy and awareness of lupus have improved greatly in recent years, and this book contains the latest information about the disease, its diagnosis, and its cures. The book covers different types of lupus; self-care and when to call the doctor; lupus and pregnancy; self-help measures, including rest, diet, and exercise; complementary remedies; dealing with flares; and coping with work and money difficulties.

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Philippa Pigache is an award winning journalist and acclaimed medical science writer with more than thirty years' experience. She has contributed widely to local and national newspapers, women's magazines, radio and television. She has worked on the Sunday Times, Daily Mail, The Guardian, and for ITN and BBC Science Features.

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